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Basics of glass are uncovered in PCC non-credit class

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For those who love the beauty of glass, this winter Portland Community College will offer a one-day introductory class focused on using Borosilicate glass to make unique works of art.

The non-credit course, Borosilicate: Introduction, features instructor Lea Pellegrini, who will demonstrate studio safety, proper use of a torch and basic forming techniques. Projects will include introduction to sculptures. Borosilicate is a type of glass that can withstand high temperatures. It is used in Pyrex products.

The one-day class will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 7, at Aquila Art Glass, 1628 N. Columbia Blvd., Unit A. Cost is $124. For more information, contact PCC’s Community Education office at (503) 978-5143.

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James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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